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XIX Nineteen Restaurant

200 S. Broad St. (Walnut St.) Send to Phone
Stellar views and fresh seafood reach new heights at Nineteen.
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Breakfast daily, Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
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XIX Nineteen Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Take the elevator to the 19th floor of the Hyatt at The Bellevue where the doors open onto one of the city’s most sophisticated dining experiences. Updated in cream and leather by designer Meg Rodgers, Nineteen is a striking space with ornate 50-foot domes and an oversize dangling pearl “chandelier.” Actually two restaurants in one, Nineteen includes a café that caters to hotel guests and offers more casual fare, and the upscale restaurant in the cupola beyond, surrounded by sweeping views of the Philadelphia skyline. The kitchen applies polished classical technique to locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. A central raw bar includes the greatest hits --- clams, scallops and oysters --- along with hamachi sashimi with cilantro purée, mango pineapple relish and roasted peanuts. The menu mines both land and sea. Try the wild Pacific halibut with sweet roasted peppers, Niçoise olives, fennel, potatoes, tomato confit and dill butter, or the Pekin duck confit served over pappardelle with rainbow Swiss chard, spring onions and morel mushrooms. Desserts may include coconut raspberry bars and mango cheesecake. The brunch is worth every penny. A $20 lunch deal delivers a repast of charcuterie, salads and cheeses, an entrée of the day, and a lavish dessert spread. An all-day menu allows for snacking any time the urge strikes.

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